July 2016

Dr. Ben Tafoya, an academic program director in the School of Public Policy and Administration, was a panelist at the recent New England Political Science Association annual meeting discussing barriers to voting. His presentation centered on the lack of competitive elections in state legislatures due to partisan identification and redistricting. He was also a discussant on a panel covering policy diffusion and the states.

June 2016

Dr. Bethe Hagens, a contributing faculty member in the School of Public Policy and Administration, presented “Unexpected Delights of a Neighborhood Granite Garden” at the Second International Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative Conference at The University of Maine in Orono.

Dr. Ben Tafoya, a faculty member in the School of Public Policy and Administration, recently served as a panelist presenting research on primary elections in the U.S., as well as policy implementation in early childhood education, municipal bankruptcy, and a case study on African migration at the New England Political Science Association’s annual conference.

April 2016

Dr. Barrett Mincey, a contributing faculty member in the School of Public Policy and Administration, presented “A Phenomenological Study of Juvenile Residential Program Graduates” at The Qualitative Report’s 7th Annual Conference held at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

March 2016

Dr. Wendy Andberg, a core faculty member in the School of Public Policy and Administration, presented “Teaching Students to Be Social Change Agents Through Social Entrepreneurship” at a symposium conducted at Ashoka U Exchange, Tulane University, Louisiana.

January 2016

Dr. Wendy Andberg and Dr. Linda Kiltz, faculty members in the School of Public Policy and Administration, presented “Developing Social Entrepreneurs in the Public Sector” in a webinar for the American Society for Public Administration.

Dr. Robert M. Schaefer, a contributing faculty member in the School of Public Policy and Administration, recently published the seventh edition of American Political Rhetoric .

Dr. Karen Shafer, a contributing faculty member in the School of Public Policy and Administration, recently presented “Gender Differences in Governors’ Press Releases: Priming Media Coverage of Gubernatorial Speeches” at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Dr. Gabriel Telleria, a contributing faculty member in the School of Public Policy and Administration, was featured in La Prensa, a major Nicaraguan newspaper, talking about his experiences teaching in China.

November 2015

Dr. Wendy Andberg, a core faculty member and university research review lead in the School of Public Policy and Administration, presented “Teaching Students to Be Social Change Agents Through Social Entrepreneurship” at the 21st Annual Online Learning Consortium International Conference in Orlando, Florida.

October 2015

Dr. Ben Tafoya, a program director in the School of Public Policy and Administration, is a columnist for the PA Times, the magazine published by the American Society for Public Administration. His latest column explores what public administrators can do to fight economic inequality.

September 2015

Dr. Wendy Andberg, a core faculty member and university research review lead in the School of Public Policy and Administration, presented on campus-wide teams in social entrepreneurship and innovation at the Ashoka U Exchange in Washington, DC.

Dr. William Benet, a faculty member in the School of Public Policy and Administration, recently participated in “The Polarities of Democracy and Economic Justice in Nigeria and Zimbabwe,” a panel presentation at the 15th World Congress of Social Economics at Brock University in Ontario, Canada.

Dr. Kevin Fandl, a contributing faculty member in the School of Public Policy and Administration, recently published “Putting States Out of the Immigration Law Enforcement Business” in Harvard Law and Policy Review.

Dr. Bethe Hagens, a contributing faculty member in the School of Public Policy and Administration, was recently appointed to the editorial and advisory board of the American Anthropological Association’s journal, Culture, Agriculture, Food and Environment. Dr. Hagens was also appointed External University Member of the Goddard College (Plainfield, Vermont) Institutional Review Board.

Dr. Linda Kiltz, program director in the School of Public Policy and Administration, presented Impact of Climate Change on Critical Infrastructure and Emergency Management at the International Emergency Management Society (USA Chapter) in Portland, Oregon.

Dr. Stephen A. Morreale, a contributing faculty member in the School of Public Policy and Administration, was recently inducted as the 39th president of the Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences. Dr. Morreale also recently contributed a chapter on investigation of healthcare fraud in The Detective’s Handbook.

June 2015

Dr. Linda Day, a contributing faculty member in the School of Public Policy and Administration, recently co-published a blog post on Planetizen called “The Wind Eyes: Designing for Natural Ventilation in Multi-Family Buildings.” She also authored another post called “City Living Without the Racket.”

Dr. Anne L. Fetter, a contributing faculty member in the School of Public Policy and Administration, has been selected as an honorary member of Walden’s chapter of the Golden Key International Honour Society.

May 2015

Dr. Ben Tafoya, program director in the School of Public Policy and Administration, served on two panels at the New England Political Science Association meeting in April. On one panel he shared a paper on the “Intellectual Legacy of Robert Dahl and Political Economy.” The other panel was a roundtable reflecting on the experiences of elected officials who are also political scientists.

April 2015

Dr. Linda Day, a contributing faculty member in the School of Public Policy and Administration, has published a book called This House is Just Right: A Design Guide to Choosing a Home and Neighborhood (2014).

Dr. Ron Hirschbein, core faculty in the School of Public Policy and Administration, has published a new book, The United States and Terrorism: An Ironic Perspective.

March 2015

Dr. William Benet, contributing faculty in the School of Public Policy and Administration, gave a presentation called, “Social Entrepreneurship and the Polarities of Democracy” at the American Society of Public Administration 2015 Annual Conference in March.

Dr. Linda Kiltz, program director in the School of Public Policy and Administration, gave a presentation called, “Impact of Climate Change on Critical Infrastructure and Security” at the American Society of Public Administration 2015 Annual Conference in March.

February 2015

Dr. Linda Kiltz, program director in the School of Public Policy and Administration, was selected to serve on the editorial and advisory boards for the Journal of Human Security and Resilience.

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